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Metropolitan Pediatrics is FLU ready!

Flu season is on its way, and we want to help you get ready! Vaccination helps limit the chance of... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Food Allergies & School

As seen in: Q: My child has a severe peanut allergy, and I’m nervous about leaving her with caregivers, like... Read more ›

Confirmed Case of Measles in Portland-area Traveler

8/21/18 Update The Oregon Health Authority confirmed a second, related case in the Portland metro area. If you crossed paths,... Read more ›

Air Quality Advisory for Portland Metro Area & SW Washington

With wildfires blazing in nearly every direction, local air conditions have now reached unhealthy levels for everyone. Yesterday the Oregon... Read more ›

Confirmed Case of Measles in Gresham

7/13/18 Update A third case of measles was confirmed in Multnomah County today. There’s a possible related case in Clark... Read more ›

Meningococcal B Outbreak at OSU

Six Oregon State University (OSU) students have confirmed cases of meningococcal disease. In response, OSU is requiring all Corvallis campus... Read more ›

Air Quality Advisory for Northwest Oregon

For the past week, Oregonians have watched and grieved as the Eagle Creek fire claimed more than 30,000 acres of... Read more ›

Air Quality Advisory in Portland

Notice the haze outside this morning? We have wildfire smoke from British Columbia and parts of Oregon to thank for... Read more ›

Oregon’s Total Eclipse

Photo Credit: Courtesy Mark Margolis / Rainbow Symphony On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken skies across... Read more ›

Sports Physical or Well Check: Is one better than the other?

If your child or teen plans to participate in fall sports, now’s the time to schedule a well check. When... Read more ›

Recommended Insect Repellents

žWhen used as directed, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents are safe and effective for children as well as pregnant... Read more ›

Zika Virus

Key Facts Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. People with Zika virus disease usually... Read more ›

New Patients

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